Event : PM Abhisit Vejjajiva meeting distinguished guests at the Royal Lancaster Hotel
The Tourism Authority of Thailand, Mr. Chumphol Silpa-archa, Minister of Tourism and Sports and Mrs. Phornsiri Manoharn, Governor of the Tourism Authority of
According to TAT announcement for continuing to revive the Thai travel and tourism industry, the Royal Thai government has agreed to exempt the fee for tourist visa applications for a three month period, effective 5 March, 2009 to 4 June, 2009.
Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva is personally spearheading efforts to revive the tourism industry and boost the country's competitive position to offset the impact of the global financial crisis.
Mrs Phornsiri Manoharn, TAT Governor said "The support we are getting from the highest levels of the Royal Thai government is a clear indication that Thai travel and tourism is back to business with excellent deals and marketing support for our friends in the travel trade". She continued "
In 2009, TAT is conservatively expecting 14 million visitor arrivals, with tourism revenue projected at 505 billion baht (US$14.46 billion).
Further details please visit: www.tourismthailand.co.uk